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Congratulations Class of 2016 on a Fantastic Match Day. <Full Match List>

Match Day - A special day for everyone.

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Future Surgeon's Ambition Refreshing in Changing World of Medicine.

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Pitt Medical Student is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 under 30.

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Pitt Med 2009 Graduate produces CBS's new emergency room drama "Code Black"

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36 Hours in Pittsburgh?

The New York Times suggests how to spend it.  <Read More>

Congratulations, TOPCATS!

Four University of Pittsburgh medical students took home the National Board of Medical Examiners competition prize.

It's a Match!

Check out Kathlene's match day story. We're so happy for her and all her classmates!

See the full list of our students' residency matches.

Second Lives

Nontraditional med students at the University of Pittsburgh share "past life" experiences.

UPMC ranked 8th in the Doximity Survey of Top Educational Medical and Surgical Residency Programs

NIH Grant Makes Pitt a National Center of Big-Data Science.  <Read more in the Pitt Chronicle>

Dr. Levine, Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences, calls on Congress to pass an NIH funding bill that restores the indiscriminate budget cuts enacted two years ago as part of budget sequestration.

Pittsburgh poet Terrace Hayes named MacArthur Fellow.

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Important Admission Dates


Application Cycle 2016-2017

October 3, 2016

MSTP (MD/PhD) AMCAS Application Deadline

October 15, 2016
MD AMCAS Application Deadline

October 17, 2016

MSTP (MD/PhD) AMCAS Transcript Deadline

October 31, 2016

MD AMCAS Transcript Deadline

November 15, 2016
Supplemental Application Deadline

Supplemental Application Fee - $100.00

August 29, 2016 - December 16, 2016

Interview season

January 31, 2017

Admissions Decisions Released

Application Cycle 2015-2016

August 14, 2016

White Coat Ceremony

August 15 - 19, 2016

New Student Orientation

August 22, 2016

First Day of Classes

Our Mission

The mission of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through cutting-edge biomedical research, innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, and leadership in academic medicine.  We strive to implement this mission with the highest professional and ethical standards, in a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, and in an environment that enables each individual to develop to his or her fullest potential.